Boards should focus on asset management to achieve business productivity and outcomes

The Asset Management Council and Industry Funds Management (IFM) today announced they have signed an agreement to provide significant business and asset management framework support to industry in Australia and overseas.

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Sally Nugent, Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Council & Danny Elia, Investment Director, Infrastructure, IFM

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GFMAM Communique, June 2012

The Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) held its sixth face-to-face meeting from 17 – 21 June 2012 in conjunction with the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Annual Conference, Warwick, UK. The theme of the conference was Building for the Future. Global Forum members were active in presenting at the conference, giving 4 plenary presentations and 2 streamed sessions.

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l - r: Hans Klemme-Wolff, David McKeown, Kari Komonen, Edmea Adell, Alex Stuber, Nezar Shammasi, Tim Goshert, Jan Franlund, Joao Lafraia, Celso Azevedo, John Hardwick, Alan Tait, Richard Edwards, Peter Kohler, Cindy Snedden, Athayde Ribeiro, Takao Hara, Stephen Morris, Diane Baseley, Chris Yexley, Karen Hardwick, Chris Newsome

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Exchange Weekend Communique

The Asset Management Council Board, Technical Development Team, Chapters and staff documented key issues, challenges and achievements against the key priorities outlined in the Strategic Plan 2011 – 2015, at the recent Exchange Meeting held in Hobart from 1-3 June 2012.

This Exchange Weekend signalled the Asset Management Council’s highest level of participation, with nearly 30 leadership team members attending the meetings.The meetings also provided an opportunity for presentations and discussions on topics and impending issues for the Asset Management Council and asset management community.

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Appointment of Two New Board Directors

The Asset Management Council is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors, effective Thursday 7 June 2012 following the member ballot.

The two new Board Directors are Dave Daines, Head of Asset Management, BHP Billiton Iron Ore and Glenn Ingram, Head of Asset Management, Newcrest Mining Ltd.

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Dave Daines Glenn Ingram

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